Michael Berkowitz, who built the 100 Resilient Cities initiative, and later Resilient Cities Catalyst, from ideas into global movements, will serve as the executive director of the fledgling academy, which supports the University’s 12 schools and colleges in their efforts to conduct research, train the next generation of climate scientists and practitioners, and solve the most pressing problems caused by climate change.


School of Architecture Student News

School of Architecture studio designs emergency shelters

An increasing number of displaced people around the world make providing housing a priority. And this summer, some University students were challenged to create structures for those in need.


VR offers teens a glimpse into the future of coastal cities

Created by an interdisciplinary team at the University of Miami, the Mangrove City app aims to give students an up-close lesson about the importance of ecosystems.